Sumter Alternatives

  • Sumter Alternatives serves 77 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Sumter Alternatives's student population of 77 students has grown by 63% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students77 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sumter Alternatives's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sumter Alternatives is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3375 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Hispanic
11%
32%
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Black
45%
22%
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White
41%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.70
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Graduation Rate≤20%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
36%
5%
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School District NameSUMTER School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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